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California Passes Sweeping Package of “Green” Bills

USA - November 15 2021 In October 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a sweeping package of six bills aimed at reducing plastic waste, improving recycling efforts…

FTC Cracks Down On Violations of Newly-Codified “Made in USA” Claims Rule

USA - November 3 2021 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently settled an enforcement action against an advertiser for $753,000 for deceptive “Assembled in USA”…

CARU Revises its Guidelines to Address Increase in Online Media

USA - August 26 2021 The Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) recently revised its children’s advertising guidelines to address the increased prevalence of online…

Florida Expands Telemarketing Laws

USA - July 20 2021 Florida recently amended its existing telemarketing laws, the Florida Do Not Call Act and the Florida Telemarketing Act. SB 1120, which went into…

Mobile Advertising Company Gets Flack from FTC for Failure to Deliver Upon Advertised Promises

USA - January 14 2021 Tapjoy, Inc. (“Tapjoy”), a mobile advertising company, settled FTC allegations that it failed to provide promised in-game rewards to consumers…

The Scoop on All that Vanilla Flavor Litigation

USA - January 13 2021 This article was originally published on Food Navigator on January 13, 2021. If your company sells any vanilla-flavored food or beverage product…

Food & Beverage Class Actions: What You Need to Know for 2021

USA - January 12 2021 This article was originally posted in Food Manufacturing on January 6, 2021. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of putative class actions…

New York Passes Wide-Ranging Automatic Renewal (Subscription Model) Law

USA - December 2 2020 New York has enacted a sweeping law that regulates automatic renewal programs (subscriptions) modeled after California’s automatic renewal law The…

Native TikTok Tools May Create Liability for Brands and Influencers

USA - September 2 2020 Brands and influencers could unknowingly be violating the FTC’s endorsement rules by using TikTok to promote paid posts and sponsored content without…

FTC Cracks Down On Deceptive Social Media Campaign By Teami LLC

USA - May 13 2020 In April 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) wrote to Florida-based Teami LLC (“Teami”), a Florida-based producer of Teami tea and skincare…